Petrologie und Geochemie


Liste der Publikationen von derzeitigen und ehemaligen Mitgliedern der Arbeitsgruppe Petrologie und Geochemie in international anerkannten wissenschaftlichen Zeitschriften oder Büchern.

Petrology Publications
Anzahl der Veröffentlichungen pro Jahr in den letzten zehn Jahren für die Arbeitsgruppe Petrologie und Geochemie

Pelullo, C., Chakraborty, S., Cambeses, A., Dohmen, R., Arienzo, I., D'Antonio, M., Pappalardo, L., Petrosino, P. (2022) Insights into the temporal evolution of magma plumbing systems from compositional zoning in clinopyroxene crystals from the Agnano-Monte Spina Plinian eruption (Campi Flegrei, Italy). Geochim et Cosmochim Acta,

Bea, F., Bortnikov, N., Cambeses, A. Chakraborty, S., Molina, J.F., Montero, P. Morales, I., Silantiev, S. and Zinger, T. (2022) Zircon crystallization in low Zr mafic magmas: Possible or impossible? Chem Geol, 602: 120898.

Chakraborty, S. and Dohmen, R. (2022) Diffusion chronometry of volcanic rocks: looking backward and forward. Bull Volc 84:57.

Rzehak, L., Kommescher, S., Hoare, L., Kurzweil, F., Sprung, P., and Fonseca R.O.C (2022). Redox-dependent Ti stable isotope fractionation on the Moon: implications for current lunar magma ocean models. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 177(8), 1-20.

Ballhaus, C., Leitzke, F.P., Fonseca, R.O.C., Nagel, T., Kuzmin D., and El Goresy, A. (2022) Metal saturated cumulates from Siberia - lunar basalt analogues? Journal of Petrology

Zhang, D., Ding, L., Chen, Y., Schertl, H.-P., Qasim, M., Jadoon, U.K., Wang, H., Li, J., Zhang, L., Yue, Y., Xie, J. (2022): Two contrasting exhumation scenarios of deeply subducted continental crust in North Pakistan. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems,Vol.23; 

Xiong, J.-W., Chen, Y.-X., Ma, H.-Z., Schertl, H.-P., Zheng, Y.-F., Zhao, K.-D. (2022): Tourmaline boron isotopes trace serpentinite-derived fluid metasomatism in a continental deep subduction zone at the Dora-Maira Massif, Western Alps. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 320:122-142.

Chen, X., Schertl, H.-P., Hart, E., Majka, J., Cambeses, A., Hernández-Uribe, D., Zheng, Y. (2022): Mobilization and fractionation of Ti-Nb-Ta during exhumation of deeply subducted continental crust. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 319:271-295.

Miladinova, I., Froitzheim, N., Nagel, T. J., Janák, M., Fonseca, R. O. C., Sprung, P., & Münker, C. (2022). Constraining the process of intracontinental subduction in the Austroalpine Nappes: Implications from petrology and Lu-Hf geochronology of eclogites. Journal of Metamorphic Geology 4, 423–456.

Baral, P., Orekhov, A, Dohmen, R, Coulombier, M, Raskin, JP, Cordier, P, Idrissi, H, Pardoen, T (2021)  Rheology of amorphous olivine thin films characterized by nanoindentation. Acta Materialia, 219, Article Number 117257, DOI 10.1016/j.actamat.2021.117257

Mallmann, G., Burnham, A. D., & Fonseca, R. O. C. (2021). Mineral-Melt Partitioning of Redox-Sensitive Elements. Magma Redox Geochemistry, 345-367.

Thiemens M.M., Tusch J., Fonseca R.O.C., Leitzke F. P., Fischer-Gödde M., Debaille V., Sprung P., and Münker C. (2021). No 182W evidence for early Moon formation. Nature Geoscience 14, 716–718

Beyer, C., Chakraborty S. Internal stress-induced crystallization and diffusive transport in CaTiO3-PbTiO3 solid solutions: A new transport mechanism in geomaterials an its implications for thermobarometry, geochronology and geospeedometry. Am Min (2021) in press

Beyer, C., Kurnosov, A. V., Ballaran, T. B., & Frost, D. J. (2021). High-pressure and high-temperature single-crystal X-ray diffraction of complex garnet solid solutions up to 16 GPa and 823 K. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 48(4), 1-11.

Bissbort, T., Becker, H. W., Fanara, S., & Chakraborty, S. (2021). Novel approach to study diffusion of hydrogen bearing species in silicate glasses at low temperatures. Chemical Geology, 562, 120037.

Chowdhury, P., Chakraborty, S., & Gerya, T. V. (2021). Time can tell: Secular change in metamorphic timescales and the tectonic implications. Gondwana Research.

Schlüter, J., Schuth, S., Fonseca R. O. C., Wendt, D. (2021). A remarkable discovery of electrum on the island of Sylt, northern Germany, and its Scandinavian origin. European Journal of Mineralogy 33 (4), 373-387

Ballhaus, C., Helmy, H. M., Fonseca, R. O. C., Wirth, R., Schreiber, A., & Jöns, N. (2021). Ultra-reduced phases in ophiolites cannot come from Earth’s mantle. American Mineralogist: Journal of Earth and Planetary Materials, 106(7), 1053-1063.

Rzehak, L. J., Kommescher, S., Kurzweil, F., Sprung, P., Leitzke, F. P., & Fonseca, R. O. C. (2021). The redox dependence of titanium isotope fractionation in synthetic Ti-rich lunar melts. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 176(3), 1-16.

Fonseca, R. O. C., Michely, L. T., Kirchenbaur, M., Prytulak, J., Ryan, J., Hauke, K., Leitzke, F. P., Almeev, R. R., Marien, C., Gerdes, A. & Schellhorn, R. (2021). Formation mechanisms of macroscopic globules in andesitic glasses from the Izu–Bonin–Mariana forearc (IODP Expedition 352). Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 176(1), 1-23.

Addi Bischof , Conel M.O`D. Alexander, Jean-Alix Barrat, Christoph Burkhardt, Henner Busemann, Detlev Degering, Tommaso Di Rocco, Meike Fischer, Thomas Fockenberg, Dionysis I. Foustoukos, Jérôme Gattacceca, Jose R.A. Godinho, Dennis Harries, Dieter Heinlein, Jan L. Hellmann, Norbert Hertkorn, Anja Holm, A.J. Timothy Jull, Imene Kerraouch, Ashley J. King, Thorsten Kleine, Dominik Koll, Johannes Lachners, Thomas Ludwig, Silke Merchel, Cornelia A.K. Mertens, Precillia Morino, Wladimir Neumann, Andreas Pack, Markus Patzek, Stefan Pavetich, Maximilian P. Reitze, Miriam Rüfenacht, Georg Rugel, Charlotte Schmidt, Philippe Schmitt-Kopplin, Maria Schönbächler, Mario Trieloff, Anton Wallnerr, Karl Wimmer, Elias Wölfer (2021). The old, unique C1 chondrite Flensburg – Insight into the first processes of aqueous alteration, brecciation, and the diversity of water-bearing parent bodies and lithologies. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 293, 142-186.

Schönig, J., von Eynatten, H., Meinhold, G., Lünsdorf, N.K,  Willner, A.P. & Schulz, B. (2021) Reply to comment on “Deep subduction of felsic rocks hosting UHP lenses in the central Saxonian Erzgebirge: Implications for UHP terrane exhumation” Gondwana Research 98, 320-323.

Knaf, A.C.S., Habiba, H., Shafie, T., Koornneef, J.M., Hertwig, A., Cárdenas-Párraga, J., García-Casco, A., Harlow, G.E., Schertl, H.-P., Maresch, W.V., Lopez Belando, A.J., Hofman, C.L., Brandes, U., Davies, G.R. (2021). Trace elemental and multi-isotopic (Sr-Nd-Pb) characterisation and discrimination analysis of jadeite-jade and omphacite-jade in the Greater Caribbean: Implications for precolonial inter-islands exchange networks. Journal of Archaeological Science 135:105466.

Xiong, J.-W., Chen, Y.-X., Zhou, K.,  Schertl, H.-P., Zheng, Y.-F., Huang, F., Xia, X.-P., Chen, Z.-W. (2021): Fe and O isotopes of coesite-bearing jadeite quartzite from the Western Alps record multistage fluid-rock interactions in a continental subduction zone. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 312:1-24.

Wang, F., Liu, F., Schertl, H.-P., Liu, P., Ji, L., Xu, W. (2021): Diversity of zircon U-Pb geochronology of meta-sedimentary rocks from the Gaixian Formation, South Liaohe Group, Jiao-Liao-Ji belt: implications for different provenance and crustal evolution. Precambrian Research 362:106317.

Hertwig, A., Maresch, W.V., Schertl, H.-P. (2021): Jadeitite and related rocks in serpentinite mélanges from the Rio San Juan Complex, Dominican Republic: evidence for both isochemical replacement and metasomatic desilication of igneous protoliths with fluid-assisted jadeite growth. Russian Geology and Geophysics 62:496-524.

Zhang, D., O’Brien, P.J., Schertl, H.-P., Ma, X., Tian, Z., Zhao, L., Guo, J. (2021): Metamorphic and geochronological evolution of Paleoproterozoic high-pressure high-temperature pelitic granulite, Chicheng, northern Trans-North China Orogen. Precambrian Research 361:106237.

Wang, H., Li, X.-P., Reinhardt, J., Kong, F.-M., Schertl, H.-P., Sun, G.-M. (2021): Mesoproterozoic HT- UHT granulites from the central Bushmanland Domain, Namaqua Metamorphic Province, South Africa: Metamorphic P-T evolution and geochronological constraints. Precambrian Research 359:106206.

Maresch, W.V., Stanek, K.P., Speich, L., Schertl, H.-P., Villagómez, D. (2021): Garnetite, garnet-quartz (´coticule´) and calc-silicate layers in high-pressure metapelitic rocks, Venezuela: metamorphosed exhalites in a Cretaceous back-arc basin. International Geology Review.

Liu, H., Li, X.-P., Kong, F.-M., Schertl, H.-P., Ma, S.-T., Wang, X.-M. (2021): An early high-pressure history preceeded pelitic ultrahigh-temperature granulite formation in the Tuguiwula area, Khondalite Belt, North China Craton. Precambrian Research 357:106123.

Chen, X., Schertl, H.-P., Gu, P., Zheng, Y., Xu, R., Zhang, J., Cai, P., Lin, C. (2021): Newly discovered MORB-Type HP garnet amphibolites from the Indus-Yarlung Tsangpo suture zone: Implications for the Cenozoic India–Asia collision. Gondwana Research 90:102-117.

Duan, W.-Y., Li, X.-P., Schertl, H.-P.Willner, A.P., Wang, S.-J., Chen, S., Sun, G.-M. (2021): Rodingitization records from ocean-floor to high pressure metamorphism in the Xigaze ophiolite, southern Tibet. Gondwana Research 97, 121-137.

Han, Z.-Z., Ren, X., Schertl, H.-P., Li, X.-P., Song, Z.-G., Du, Q.-X., Han, C., Zhong, W.-J., Gao, L.-H. (2020): Zircon U-Pb-Hf isotopes and geochemistry of Jurassic igneous rocks from the southern Zhangguangcai Range, NE China: Constraints on magmatism, petrogenesis and tectonic implications. International Geology Review 62:16, 1988-2012.

Polednia, J, Dohmen, R, Marquardt, K (2020) Grain boundary diffusion and its relation to segregation of multiple elements in yttrium aluminum garnet. Eur J Mineral 32, 675-696 DOI 10.5194/ejm-32-675-2020

Helmy, H. M., Ballhaus, C., Fonseca, R. O. C., & Leitzke, F. P. (2020). Concentrations of Pt, Pd, S, As, Se and Te in silicate melts at sulfide, arsenide, selenide and telluride saturation: Evidence of PGE complexing in silicate melts?. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 175(7), 1-14.

Fassmer, K., Martinet, I., Miladinova, I., Sprung, P., Froitzheim, N., Fonseca, R. O. C., , Münker, C., Janák, M. & Kullerud, K. (2020). Lu–Hf geochronology of ultra-high-pressure eclogites from the Tromsø-Nappe, Scandinavian Caledonides: Evidence for rapid subduction and exhumation. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 109(5), 1727-1742.

Beu, K., Strub, E., Fonseca, R. O.C., & Greef, K. (2020). Development of a Bi/Tl separation scheme for the proof of 209 Bi α-decay in old mineral samples. Journal of radioanalytical and nuclear chemistry, 325(2), 357-363.

Piña, R., Gervilla, F., Helmy, H., Fonseca, R. O.C., & Ballhaus, C. (2020). Partition behavior of platinum-group elements during the segregation of arsenide melts from sulfide magma. American Mineralogist: Journal of Earth and Planetary Materials, 105(12), 1889-1897.

Gail, H. P., Tamanai, A., Pucci, A., & Dohmen, R. (2020). Non-stoichiometric amorphous magnesium-iron silicates in circumstellar dust shells-Dust growth in outflows from supergiants. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 644, A139.

Li, W., Chakraborty, S., Nagashima, K., Costa, F. (2020): Multicomponent diffusion of F, Cl and OH in apatite with application to magma ascent rates. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 550, 1-13.

Kong, F.-M., Schertl, H.-P., Zhao, L.-Q., Li, X.-P., Liu, X.-H. (2020): Rhönite in Cenozoic alkalic basalt from Changle, Shandong Province and its significance. European Journal of Mineralogy 32, 325–346. DOI:

Chowdhury, P., Chakraborty, S., Gerya, T. V., Cawood, P. A., Capitanio, F. A. (2020): Peel-back controlled lithospheric convergence explains the secular transitions in Archean metamorphism and magmatism. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 538, 116224.

Szilas, K., Tusch, J., Herwartz, D., Fonseca, R. O. C. (2020): Two metamorphic gold mineralization events confirmed by Lu-Hf isotope dating of garnet in the Late Archean Storø Au deposit, Nuuk region of SW Greenland. Ore Geology Reviews 121, 103476.

Kommescher, S., Fonseca, R. O. C., Kurzweil, F., Thiemens, M. M., Münker, C., & Sprung, P. (2020): Unravelling lunar mantle source processes via the Ti isotope composition of lunar basalts. Geochemical Perspectives Letters 13, 13-18.

Xiong, F., Yang, J., Schertl, H.-P., Liu, Z., Xu, X. (2020): Multi-stage origin of dunite from the Purang ophiolite, Southern Tibet, documented by composition, exsolution and Li-isotope characteristics of constituent minerals. European Journal of Mineralogy 32, 187–207. DOI:

Wang, F., Liu, F., Schertl, H.-P., Xu, W., Liu, P., Tian, Z. (2020): Detrital zircon U-Pb geochronology and Hf isotopes of the Liaohe Group, Jiao-Liao-Ji Belt: Implications for the Paleoproterozoic tectonic evolution.;Precambrian Research.DOI:

Wang, X., Li, X.-P., Zhang, J., Schertl, H.-P. (2020): Geochemistry, geochronology and evolution of Paleoproterozoic granitic gneisses in the Khondalite Belt, North China Craton. Precambrian Research.; DOI:

Chen, Y.-X., Demény, A., Schertl, H.-P., Zheng, Y.-F., Huang, F., Zhou, K., Jin, Q.-Z, Xia, X.-P. (2020): Tracing subduction-zone fluids with distinct Mg isotope compositions: Insights from the high-pressure metasomatic rocks (leucophyllites) from the Eastern Alps. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 271, 154-178. DOI:

Wang, S., Schertl, H.-P., Pang, Y. (2020): Geochemistry, geochronology and Sr–Nd–Hf isotopes of two types of early Cretaceous granite porphyry dykes in the Sulu orogenic belt, eastern China. Canadian Journal of Earth Science. 57, 249-266.

Dohmen, R, Marschall, HR, Ludwig, T, Polednia, J (2019) Diffusion of Zr, Hf, Nb and Ta in rutile: effects of temperature, oxygen fugacity, and doping level, and relation to rutile point defect chemistry. Phys Chem Minerals 46, 311-332, DOI 10.1007/s00269-018-1005-7

Li, X.-P., Schertl, H.-P., Reinhardt, J. (2019): Preface: Metamorphism and Orogenic Belts – Response from micro- to macro-scale. Journal of Earth Science 30, 1075-1083

Willner, A.P., Gopon, M., Glodny, J., Puсhkov, V.N., Schertl, H.-P. (2019): Timanide (Ediacaran-Early Cambrian) metamorphism at the transition from eclogite to amphibolite facies in the Beloretsk Complex, SW-Urals, Russia. Journal of Earth Science 30, 1144-1165.

Schertl, H.-P., Hertwig, A., Maresch, W.V. (2019): Cathodoluminescence microscopy of zircon in HP- and UHP-metamorphic rocks: A fundamental technique for assessing the problem of inclusions versus pseudo-inclusions. Journal of Earth Science. DOI:

Chen, X., Schertl, H.-P., Cambeses, A., Gu, P., Xu, R., Zheng, Y., Jiang, X., Cai, P. (2019): From magmatic generation to UHP metamorphic overprint and subsequent exhumation: A rapid cycle of plate movement recorded by the supra-subduction zone ophiolite from the North Qaidam orogen. Lithos. DOI:

Maresch, W.V., Armbruster, T., Schertl, H.-P. (2019): Preface - A special issue devoted to Christian Chopin, in recognition of 30 years of dedicated service to the European Journal of Mineralogy. European Journal of Mineralogy 31, 661–663.

Thiemens, M. M., Sprung, P., Fonseca, R.O.C., Münker, C. (2019). Early Moon formation inferred from hafnium–tungsten systematics. Nature Geoscience 12, 696-700.

Hauke M., Froitzheim N., Nagel T.J., Miladinova I., Fassmer K., Fonseca R.O.C., Sprung P., and Münker C. (2019). Two high-pressure metamorphic events, Variscan and Alpine, dated by Lu-Hf in an eclogite complex of the Austroalpine nappes (Schobergruppe, Austria). International Journal of Earth Sciences 108:4, 1317-1331.

Chowdhury, P.Chakraborty, S. (2019): Slow Cooling at Higher Temperatures Recorded within High-P Mafic Granulites from the Southern Granulite Terrain, India: Implications for the Presence and Style of Plate Tectonics near the Archean–Proterozoic Boundary. Journal of Petrology 60:3, 441–486

Schertl, H.-P., Maresch, W.V., Knippenberg, S., Hertwig, A., López Belando, A., Rodríguez Ramos, R., Speich, L., Hofman, C.L. (2019): Petrography, mineralogy and geochemistry of jadeite-rich artefacts from the Playa Grande excavation site, northern Hispaniola: Evaluation of local provenance from the Río San Juan Complex. Geological Society, London, Special Publications 474, 231-251.

Chen, Y.-X., Lu, W., He, Y., Schertl, H.-P., Zheng, Y.-F., Xiong, J.-W., Zhou, K. (2019): Tracking Fe mobility and Fe speciation in subduction fluids at the slab-mantle interface in a subduction channel: A tale of whiteschist from the Western Alps. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 267, 1-16.

Hwang, S.-L., Shen, P., Chu, H.-T., Yui, T.F., Iizuka, Y., Schertl, H.-P. (2019): Rutile inclusions in garnet from a dissolution-precipitation mechanism. Journal of Metamorphic Geology 37:1079-1098.

Tian, Y., Xiao, Y., Chen, Y.-X., Sun, H., Liu, H., Tong, F., Schertl, H.-P. (2019): Serpentinite-derived low d7Li fluids in continental subduction zones: Constraints from the fluid metasomatic rocks (whiteschist) from the Dora-Maira Massif, western Alps. Lithos 348-349.

Hwang, S.-L., Shen, P., Chu, H.-T., Yui, T.-F., Schertl, H.-P. (2019): Rutile inclusions in garnet from a dissolution-reprecipitation mechanism. Journal of Metamorphic Geology. 00, 1-20

Beyer, C., Dohmen, R., Rogalla, D., Becker, H.-W., Marquardt, K., Vollmer, C., Hagemann, U., Hartmann, N., Chakraborty, S. (2019): Lead diffusion in CaTiO3: A combined study using Rutherford backscattering and TOF-SIMS for depth profiling to reveal the role of lattice strain in diffusion processes. American Mineralogist 104:4, 557-568

Wang, F., Liu, F.-L., Schertl, H.-P., Liu, P.H., Ji, L., Cai, J., Liu, L. (2019): Paleo-Tethyan tectonic evolution of Lancangjiang metamorphic complex: evidence from SHRIMP U-Pb zircon dating and 40Ar/39Ar isotope geochronology of blueschists in Xiaoheijiang-Xiayun area, Southeastern Tibetan Plateau. Gondwana Research 65:142-155.

Wang, S., Li, X, Feng, Q., Schertl, H.-P. (2019): Petrogenesis of Early Cretaceous andesite dykes in the Sulu orogenic belt, eastern China. Mineralogy and Petrology 113:77-97.

Schertl, H.-P., Maresch, W.V., Knippenberg, S., Hertwig, A., López Belando, A., Rodríguez Ramos, R., Speich, L., Hofman, C.L. (2019): Petrography, mineralogy and geochemistry of jadeite-rich artefacts from the Playa Grande excavation site, northern Hispaniola: Evaluation of local provenance from the Río San Juan Complex. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 474:231-251.

Zhang, L., Zhang, Z., Schertl, H.-P., Wei, C. (2019): HP-UHP metamorphism and tectonic evolution of orogenic belts: Introduction. Geological Society, London, Special Publications 474:1-4.

Schertl, H.-P., Mills, S.J., Maresch, W.V., eds.  (2019): A compendium of IMA-approved mineral nomenclature. International Mineralogical Association, published by E. Schweizerbart´sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, Stuttgart, 353 pp. (ISBN 978-3-510-65428-4; U-ISBN 1-59326-270-1; e-ISBN 978-3-510-65429-1).

Ballhaus, C., Blanchard, H., Fonseca, R.O.C. Bragagni, A. (2018): Reply 2 to comment on “Ultra-high pressure and ultra-reduced minerals in ophiolites may form by lightning strikes”. Geochemical Perspectives Letter 8, 8–10.

Bragagni A., van Acken D., Fonseca, R.O.C., Speelmanns I. M., Wainwright A., Heuser A., Nowell, and Luguet, A. (2018): Re-Os and HSE in individual Base Metal Sulfide grains: evaluating chemical procedures using a sulfide standard. Chemical Geology 493, 426–440.

Ballhaus C., Fonseca, R.O.C., Bragagni, A. (2018): Reply to Comment on “Ultra-high pressure and ultra-reduced minerals in ophiolites may form by lightning strikes” by Griffin et al., 2018: No evidence for transition zone metamorphism in the Luobusa ophiolite. Geochemical Perspectives Letters 7, 3–4.

Miladinova, I., Froitzkeim, N., Nagel, T.J., Janák, M, Georgiev, N., Fonseca, R.O.C., Sandmann, S, Münker, C. (2018): Late Cretaceous eclogite in the Eastern Rhodopes (Bulgaria): evidence for subduction under the Sredna Gora magmatic arc. International Journal of Earth Sciences 107:6, 2083-2099.

Beyer, C., Rosenthal, A., Myhill, R., Crichton, W. A., Yu, T., Wang, Y., Frost, D. J. (2018): Internally consistent pressure calibration of geobarometers applicable to the Earth’s upper mantle using in-situ XRD. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 221, 421-435

Ellis, BS., Szymanowski D., Magna, T., Neukampf, J., Dohmen, R., Bachmann, O., Ulmer, P., Guillong, M. (2018): Post-eruptive mobility of lithium in volcanic rocks. Nature Communications 9:3228

Wunder, B., Kutzschbach, M., Hoße, L., Wilke, F., Schertl, H.-P., Chopin, C. (2018): Synthetic [4]B-bearing dumortierite and natural [4]B-free Mg-dumortierite from the Dora Maira Massif: Differences in boron coordination as response to ultrahigh-pressure. European Journal of Mineralogy 30:3, 471-483

Faak, K., Chakraborty, S., Coogan, L. A., Dohmen, R. (2018): Comment on ‘Formation of fast-spreading lower oceanic crust as revealed by a new Mg–REE coupled geospeedometer’ by Sun and Lissenberg. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 502, 284-286

Referring comment: Sun, C., Lissenberg, C. J. (2018) Caveats and challenges in geospeedometry: A reply to Faak et al.’s critique of the Mg–REE coupled geospeedometry. → Directlink

Li, X.-P., Wang, X., Chen, S., Storey, C., Kong, F.-M., Schertl, H.-P. (2018): Petrology and zircon U-Pb dating of meta-calcsilicate from the Jiaobei terrane in the Jiao-Liao-Ji Belt of the North China craton. Precambrian Research 313, 221-241

Schertl, H.-P., Polednia, J., Neuser, R.D., Willner, A.P. (2018): Natural end member samples of pyrope and grossular: A cathodoluminescence-microscopy and -spectra case study. Journal of Earth Science 29, 989-1004

Chen, X., Xu, R., Schertl, H.-P., Zheng, Y. (2018): Eclogite-facies metamorphism in impure marble from north Qaidam orogenic belt: Geodynamic implications for early Paleozoic continental-arc collision. Lithos 310-311, 201-224

Kawamoto, T., Hertwig, A., Schertl, H. P., Maresch, W. V. (2018): Fluid inclusions in jadeitite and jadeite-rich rock from serpentinite mélanges in northern Hispaniola: Trapped ambient fluids in a cold subduction channel. Lithos 308, 227-241

Willner, A.P., Thomson, S.N., Glodny, J., Massonne, H.-J. Romer, R.L, van Staal, C.R. & Zagorevski, A. (2018) Zircon fission track ages from Newfoundland—A proxy for high geothermal gradients and exhumation before opening of the Central Atlantic Ocean. Terra Nova. 2018, 1–10.

Willner, A.P., van Staal, C.R., Zagorevski, A., Glodny, J., Romer, R.L. & Sudo, M. (2018) Tectonometamorphic evolution along the Iapetus suture in Newfoundland: evidence for polyphase Salinic, Acadian and Neoacadian very low- to medium-grade metamorphism and deformation. Tectonophysics 742–743, 137-167.

Fassmer, K. Klonowska, I., Walczak, K., Andersson, B., Froitzkeim, M., Majka, J., Fonseca, R.O.C., Münker, C. (2017): Middle Ordovician subduction of continental crust in the Scandinavian Caledonides - an example from Tjeliken, Seve Nappe Complex, Sweden. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 172, article #103.

Ballhaus, C., Wirth, R., Fonseca, R.O.C., Blanchard, H., Pröll, Nagel,T., Bragagni, A., Schreiber A., Dittrich S., Thome V., Hezel D., Below R., and Chieszynski H. (2017): Ultra-high pressure and ultra-reduced minerals in ophiolites may form by lightning strikes. Geochemical Perspectives Letters 5, 42–46.

Münker, C., Fonseca, R.O.C., Schulz, T. (2017): Silicate Earth’s missing niobium may have been sequestered into asteroidal cores. Nature Geoscience 10, 622–626.

Leitzke, F.P., Fonseca, R.O.C., Sprung, P., Mallmann, G., Lagos, M., Michely, LT, Münker, C. (2017): Redox dependent behaviour of molybdenum during magmatic processes in the terrestrial and lunar mantles: Implications for the Mo/W of the bulk silicate Moon. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 474, 503–515.

Baldwin, L.C., Tomaschek, F., Ballhaus, C., Gerdes, A., Fonseca, R.O.C., Wirth, R., Geisler, T., Nagel, T. (2017): Petrogenesis of alkaline basalt-hosted sapphire megacrysts. Petrological and geochemical investigations of in-situ sapphire occurrences from the Siebengebirge Volcanic Field, Germany. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 172:43

Fonseca, R.O.C., Brückel, K., Bragagni, A., Leitzke, F.P., Speelmanns, IM, and Wainwright, AN (2017): Fractionation of Rhenium from Osmium during noble metal alloy formation in association with sulfides: Implications for the interpretation of model ages in alloy-bearing magmatic rocks. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 216, 184-200.

Bragagni, A., Luguet, A., Fonseca, R.O.C., Pearson, D. G., and Kjarsgaar, B. A. (2017): The geological record of base metal sulfides in the cratonic mantle: A microscale Os study of xenoliths from Somerset Island (Canada). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta216, 264-285.

Helmy, H.M. and Fonseca, R.O.C. (2017): The behavior of Pt, Pd, Cu and Ni in the Se-sulfide system between 1050 and 700 ⁰C and the role of Se in platinum group elements fractionation in sulfide melts. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 216, 141-152.

Michely, L. T., Leitzke, F. P., Speelmanns, I. M., Fonseca, R.O.C. (2017): Disentangling the competing effects of crystal and silicate melt compositions on trace element partitioning. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 172:39, doi: 10.1007/s00410-017-1353-1.

Kiseeva, K., Fonseca, R.O.C., and Smythe, D. (2017): Chalcophile Elements and Sulfides in the Upper Mantle. Elements 13, 111–116.

van Acken, D., Luguet, A., Pearson, D.G., Nowell, G. M., Fonseca, R.O.C., Nagel, T. J., and Schulz, T. (2017): Mesoarchean melting and Neoarchean to Paleoproterozoic metasomatism during the formation of the cratonic mantle keel beneath West Greenland. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 203, 37-53.

Fonseca, R.O.C., Kirchenbaur, M., Ballhaus C., Münker C., Zirner A., Gerdes A., Heuser A., Roman Botcharnikov, and Lenting C. (2017): Fingerprinting fluid sources in Troodos ophiolite complex orbicular glasses using high spatial resolution isotope and trace element geochemistry. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 200, 145-166.

Jonas, L., Muller, T., Dohmen, R., Immenhauser, A., Putlitz, B. (2017): Hydrothermal replacement of biogenic and abiogenic aragonite by Mg-carbonates - Relation between textural control on effective element fluxes and resulting carbonate phase. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 196, 289-306

Tamanai, A., Pucci, A., Dohmen, R., Gail, H.-P. (2017): Optical Properties of Non-stoichiometric Amorphous Silicates with Application to Circumstellar Dust Extinction. Astrophys J 845, Article#: 6

Wang, F., Liu, F.-L., Liu, P.H., Cai, J., Schertl, H.-P., Ji, L., Liu, L., Tian, Z. (2017): In situ zircon U-Pb dating and whole-rock geochemistry of metasedimentary rocks from South Liaohe Group, Jiao-Liao-Ji orogenic belt: Constraints on the depositional and metamorphic ages, and implications for tectonic setting. Precambrian Research 303, 764-780

Li, X.-P., Zhao, L.-Q., Schertl, H.-P., Kong, F.-M., Chen, H.-K., Zhang, X. (2017): Rodingites from the Xigaze ophiolite, Southern Tibet – new insights to the process of sea floor rodingitization. European Journal of Mineralogy 29:4, 821-837

Ravna, E. K., Zozulya, D., Kullerud, K., Corfu, F., Nabelek, P. I., Janak, M., Slagstad, T., Davidsen, B., Selbekk, R. S. Schertl, H.P. (2017): Deep-seated Carbonatite Intrusion and Metasomatism in the UHP Tromsø Nappe, Northern Scandinavian Caledonides—a Natural Example of Generation of Carbonatite from Carbonated Eclogite. Journal of Petrology 59, 2403–2428

C. Beyer, D.J. Frost (2017): The depth of sub-lithospheric diamond formation and the redistribution of carbon in the deep mantle. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 461, 30-39

S. Chakraborty (2017): A New Mechanism for Upper Crustal Fluid Flow
Driven by Solitary Porosity Waves in Rigid Reactive Media?. Geophysical Research Letters 44:19, 10324-1032

R. Dohmen, K. Faak, J. Blundy (2017): Chronometry and Speedometry of magmatic processes using chemical diffusion in olivine, plagioclase and pyroxenes. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry 83:1, 535-575

Yi-Xiang Chen, Kun Zhou, Yong-Fei Zheng, H.-P. Schertl (2017): Zircon geochemical constraints on the protolith nature and metasomatic process of the Mg-rich whiteschist from the Western Alps. Chemical Geology 467, 177-195

N.V. Sobolev, H.-P. Schertl, R.D. Neuser, A.A. Tomilenko,D.V. Kuzmin, A.M. Logvinova, A.V. Tolstov, S.I. Kostrovitsky, D.A. Yakovlev, O.B. Oleinikov (2017): Formation and evolution of hypabyssal kimberlites from the Siberian craton: Part 1 – New insights from cathodoluminescence of the carbonates. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 145, 670-678

Chowdhury, P., Gerya, T., Chakraborty, S. (2017): Emergence of silicic continents as the lower crust peels off on a hot plate-tectonic Earth. Nature Geoscience 10, 698–703

          Referring comment: Magni, V. (2017): Plate tectonics: Crustal recycling evolution. Nature Geoscience 10, 623-624

Chakraborty, S.,, Mukhopadhyay, D. K., Chowdhury, P., Rubatto, D., Anczkiewicz, R., Trepmann, C., Gaidies, F., Sorcar, N., Dasgupta, S. (2017): Channel flow and localized fault bounded slice tectonics (LFBST): Insights from petrological, structural, geochronological and geospeedometric studies in the Sikkim Himalaya, NE India. Lithos 282–283, 464–482

Mukhopadhyay, D. K., Chakraborty, S.,, Trepmann, C., Rubatto, D., Anczkiewicz, R., Gaidies, F., Dasgupta, S., Chowdhury, P. (2017): The nature and evolution of the Main Central Thrust: Structural and geochronological constraints from the Sikkim Himalaya, NE India. Lithos 282–283, 447–463

Peeters, D., Taffa, D. H., Kerrigan, M. M., Ney, A., Jöns, N., Rogalla, D., Cwik, S., Becker, H.-W., Grafen, M., Ostendorf, A., Winter, C. H., Chakraborty, S.,, Wark, M., Devi, A. (2017): Photoactive Zinc Ferrites Fabricated via Conventional CVD Approach. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng 5, 2917−2926

Bhowmik, S. K., Chakraborty, S. (2017): Sequential kinetic modelling: A new tool decodes pulsed tectonic patterns in early hot orogens of Earth. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 460, 171-179

Fanara, S., Sengupta, P., Becker, H.-W., Rogalla, D., Chakraborty, S. (2017): Diffusion across the glass transition in silicate melts: Systematic correlations, new experimental data for Sr and Ba in calcium-aluminosilicate glasses and general mechanisms of ionic transport. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 455, 6-16


Sandmann, S., Herwartz, D., Kirst, F., Froitzheim, N., Nagel, T. J., Fonseca, R.O.C., Münker, C., and Janák, M. (2016) Timing of eclogite-facies metamorphism of mafic and ultramafic rocks from the Pohorje Mountains (Eastern Alps, Slovenia) based on Lu-Hf garnet geochronometry. Lithos 262, 576-585.

Leitzke, F.P., Fonseca, R.O.C., Michely, L.T., Sprung, P., Münker, C., Heuser, A., and Blanchard, H. (2016): The effect of titanium on the partitioning behaviour of high-field strength elements between silicates, oxides and lunar basaltic melts with applications to the origin of mare basalts. Chemical Geology 440, 219-238.

Schneider, K.P., Kirchenbaur, M., Fonseca, R.O.C., Kasper, H.U., Münker, C., and Froitzheim, N (2016): Role of crustal assimilation and basement compositions in the petrogenesis of differentiated intraplate volcanic rocks: A case study from the Siebengebirge Volcanic Field, Germany. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 171:58

Wainwright, A., Luguet, A., Schreiber, A., Fonseca, R.O.C., Nowell, G.M., Lorand ,J.-P., Wirth, R., and Janney, P.E. (2016): Nanoscale variations in 187Os isotopic compositions and HSE systematics in a Bultfontein peridotite. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 447, 60-71.

Faßmer, K., Obermüller, G., Nagel, T.J., Kirst, F., Froitzheim, N., Sandmann, S., Miladinova, I., Fonseca, R.O.C., Münker, C. (2016): High-pressure metamorphic age and significance of eclogite-facies continental fragments associated with oceanic lithosphere in the Western Alps (Etirol-Levaz Slice, Valtournenche, Italy). Lithos 252-253, 145-159.

Froitzheim, N., Miladinova, I., Janák, M., Kullerud, K., Ravna, E., Majka, J., Fonseca, R.O.C., Münker, C., Nagel, T. (2016). Deep continental subduction and rigid-body exhumation in the Devonian (Lofoten, Norway). Geology 44, 223-226.

Schertl, H.-P.,, Hammerschmidt, K. (2016): Tracking the incidence of excess argon in white mica Ar–Ar data from UHP conditions to upper crustal levels in the Dora-Maira Massif, Western Alps. European Journal of Mineralogy 28, 1255-1275

Schertl, H.-P., Maresch, W.V., McClelland, W.C., Mattinson, C.G. (2016): Preface: Blueschist to eclogite facies rocks: from HP to UHP. European Journal of Mineralogy 28, 1227-1228

Beyer, C.,, Klemme, S., Grützner, T., Ireland, T. R., Magee, C., Frost, D. J. (2016): Fluorine partitioning between eclogitic garnet, clinopyroxene and melt at upper mantle conditions. Chemical Geology 437, 88-97

Dohmen, R., Ter Heege, J.H., Becker, H.-.W., Chakraborty, S. (2016): Fe-Mg inerdiffusion in orthopyroxene. Amer. Mineral. 101, 2210 – 2221.

Maresch, W. Schertl, H.-P., Medenbach, O. (2016): Gesteine: Systematik, Bestimmung, Entstehung (Rocks: systematics, formation, identification; in German). Schweizerbart, Stuttgart. 3. Auflage, 368 pp.

Chen, Y.-X., Schertl, H.-P., Zheng, Y.-F., Huang, F., Zhou, K., Gong, Y.-Z. (2016): Mg-O isotopes trace the origin of Mg-rich fluids in the deeply subducted continental crust of Western Alps. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 456, 157-167

Schwinger, S., Dohmen, R., Schertl, H.-P. (2016): A combined diffusion and thermal modeling approach to determine peak temperatures of thermal metamorphism experienced by meteorites. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 191, 255-276

Corrigendum to: Kahl, M., Chakraborty, S., Pompilio, M., Costa, F. (2016): Constraints on the Nature and Evolution of the Magma Plumbing System of Mt. Etna Volcano (1991–2008) from a Combined Thermodynamic and Kinetic Modelling of the Compositional Record of Minerals J. Petrology, 57, 621-622

Chakraborty, S.,R. Anczkiewicz, F. Gaidies, D. Rubatto, N. Sorcar, K. Faak, D.K. Mukhopadhyay, S. Dasgupta(2016): A review of thermal history and timescales of tectonometamorphic processes in Sikkim Himalaya (NE India) and implications for rates of metamorphic processes. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 34, 785–803

Hart, E., Storey, C., Bruand, E., Schertl, H.-P., Alexander, B. D.(2016): Mineral inclusions in rutile: A novel recorder of HP-UHP metamorphism. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 446, 137–148,

Hertwig, A., McClelland, W. C., Kitajima, K., Schertl, H.-P.Maresch, W. V., Stanek, K., Valley, J. W., Sergeev, S. A. (2016): Inherited igneous zircons in jadeitite predate high‐pressure metamorphism and jadeitite formation in the Jagua Clara serpentinite mélange of the Rio San Juan Complex (Dominican Republic). Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 171, 1-26,

Tomascak, P., Magna, T, Dohmen, R. (2016): Advances in Lithium Isotope Geochemistry. Springer International Publishing, 195 pp, ISBN 978-3-319-01429-6

Willner, A.P., Maresch, W.V., Massonne, H.-J., Sandritter, K. & Willner, G. (2016) Metamorphic evolution of blueschists, greenschists, and metagreywackes in the Cretaceous Mt. Hibernia Complex (Jamaica). European Journal of Mineralogy, 28, 1059–1078.

Augustsson, C. Willner, A.P., Rüsing, T., Niemeyer, H., Gerdes, A., Adams, C. J. & Miller, H. (2016) The crustal evolution of South America from a zircon Hf isotope perspective. Terra Nova, 28, 128-137.



Ballhaus, C., Fonseca, R.O.C., Münker, C., Kirchenbaur, M., and Zirner, A. (2015). Spheroidal textures in igneous rocks - textural consequences of H2O saturation in basaltic melts. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 167, 241-252.

Coggon, J., Luguet, A., Fonseca, R.O.C., Lorand, J.-P., Heuser, A., Appel, P.W. (2015): Understanding Re-Os systematics and model ages in metamorphosed Archean ultramafic rocks: A single mineral to whole-rock investigation. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 167, 205-240.

Wainwright, A., Luguet, A., Fonseca, R.O.C., and Pearson, D.G. (2015): Significance of the whole-rock Re-Os ages in cryptically and modally metasomatised cratonic peridotites - Part 2: Insights from coupling petrography and Re-Os dating of base metal sulfides. Lithos 232, 35-48.

Geisler, T., Nagel, T., Kilburn, M. R., Janssen, A., Icenhower, J., Fonseca, R.O.C., Gr,nge M., and Nemchin, A.A. (2015) The Mechanism of Borosilicate Glass Corrosion Revisited. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 158, 112-129.

Weber S., Sandmann, S., Fonseca, R.O.C., Froitzheim, N., Münker, C., and Bucher, K. (2015): Dating the beginning of Piemonte-Liguria Ocean subduction: Lu-Hf garnet chronometry of eclogites from the Theodul Glacier Unit (Zermatt-Saas Zone, Switzerland). The Swiss Journal of Geosciences 108, 183-199.

Kahl, M., Chakraborty, S., Pompilio, M., Costa, F. (2015): Constraints on the Nature and Evolution of the Magma Plumbing System of Mt. Etna Volcano (1991–2008) from a Combined Thermodynamic and Kinetic Modelling of the Compositional Record of Minerals, J. Petrology, volume: 56, pages: 2025-2068 DOI:10.1093/petrology/egv063

Vogt, K, Dohmen, R.Chakraborty, S. (2015): Fe-Mg diffusion in spinel: New experimental data and a point defect based model, Am. Mineral. 100, pages: 2112–2122.

Le Guillou, C.Dohmen, R., Rogalla, D., Mueller, T., Vollmer, C., Becker, H.-W. (2015): New experimental approach to study aqueous alteration of amorphous silicates at low reaction rates. Chem. Geol. 412, pages: 179–192.

Jonas, L.Mueller, T.Dohmen, R., Baumgartner, L., Putlitz, B. (2015): Transport-controlled hydrothermal replacement of calcite by Mg-carbonates. Geology 43, pages: 779-782.

Lai, Y.-J., von Strandmann, PAEP, Dohmen, R., Takazawa, E., Elliott, T. (2015): The influence of melt infiltration on the Li and Mg isotopic composition of the Horoman Peridotite Massif. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta. 164, pages: 318-332.

Magna T, Day JMD, Mezger K, Fehr MA, Dohmen R, Aoudjehane HC, Agee CB (2015): Lithium isotope constraints on crust-mantle interactions and surface processes on Mars. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta. 162, pages: 46-65.

Faak, K., Coogan, L.A., Chakraborty, S.(2015): Near conductive cooling rates in the upper-plutonic of crust formed at the East Pacific Rise, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, volume 423, pages 36-47, DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.04.025

Oeser, M., Dohmen, R., Horn, I. , Schuth, S., Weyer, S.(2015): Processes and time scales of magmatic evolution as revealed by Fe-Mg chemical and isotopic zoning in natural olivines, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, volume 154, pages 130-150, DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2015.01.025

Sobolev, N. V., Dobretsov, N. L., Ohtani, E., Taylor, L. A., Schertl, H. -P., Palyanov, Yu. N., Litasov, K. D.(2015): Problems related to crystallogenesis and the deep carbon cycle, Russian Geology and Geophysics, volume 56, issue: 1-2, pages 1-12, DOI: 10.1016/j.rgg.201.0.001

Schertl, H. -P., Neuser, R. D., Logvinova, A. M., Wirth, R., Sobolev, N. V.(2015): Cathodoluminescence microscopy of the Kokchetav ultrahigh-pressure calcsilicate rocks: What can we learn from silicates, carbon-hosting minerals, and diamond? ; Russian Geology and Geophysics, volume 56, issue 1-2, pages 100-112, DOI: 10.1016/j.rgg.2015.01.006

Neuser, R.D., Schertl, H.-P., Logvinova, A.M., Sobolev, N.V.(2015): An EBSD study of olivine inclusions in Siberian diamonds: evidence for syngenetic growth? Russian Geology and Geophysics, volume 56, pages 321–329, DOI: 10.1016/j.rgg.2015.01.023

Hertwig, A., Maresch, W.V., Schertl, H.-P.(2015): Geological field trips(2015): B.1 Pre-conference field trips. In: Hertwig and Maresch (eds.): Field guide Volume, XI International Eclogite Conference, Domnican Republic, January 31 – February 7, pages: 27-35.

von Strandmann, PAEP., Dohmen, R., Marschall, HR., Schumacher, JC., Elliott, T.(2015): Extreme Magnesium Isotope Fractionation at Outcrop Scale Records the Mechanism and Rate at which Reaction Fronts Advance, Journal of Petrology, volume 56, issue 1, pages 33-58, DOI: 10.1093/petrology/egu070

Gaidies, F., Petley-Ragan, A., Chakraborty, S., Dasgupta, S., Jones, P.(2015): Constraining the conditions of Barrovian metamorphism in Sikkim, India: P-T-t paths of garnet crystallization in the Lesser Himalayan Belt, Journal of Metamorphic Geology, volume 33, issue 1, pages 23–44, DOI: 10.1111/jmg.12108

Willner, A.P., Gerdes, A., Massonne, H.-J., van Staal, C.R. & Zagorevski, A. (2015) Crustal evolution of the Northeast Laurentian margin and the Peri-Gondwanan microcontinent Ganderia prior to and during closure of the Iapetus Ocean: Detrital Zircon U-Pb and Hf Isotope evidence from Newfoundland. In: Hibbard,J.P., Pollock, J.C., Murphy, J.B., Van Staal, C.R. & Greenough, J.D. (eds): Reeltime Geological Syntheses. Geoscience Canada Reprint Series 10, 291-310.

Larroverre, M.A., Alasino, P.H., De Los Hoyos, C.R. & Willner, A.P. (2015): The Ordovician Las Chacritas pluton (Sierra de Humaya, NW Argentina): origin and emplacement triggered by lateral shortening and magmatic stoping at midcrustal level. International Journal of Earth Sciences 104, 565-586.

Willner, A.P., Barr, S.M., Glodny, J., Massonne, H.-J., Sudo, M., Thomson, S.N., van Staal, C.R. &  White, C.E. (2015) Effects of fluid flow, cooling and deformation as recorded by 40Ar/39Ar, Rb-Sr, and zircon fission track ages in very low- to low-grade metamorphic rocks in Avalonian SE Cape Breton Island (Nova Scotia, Canada). Geological Magazine 152, 767-787.


Fonseca, R.O.C., Mallmann, G., Sprung, P., Sommer, J.A., Heuser, A., Speelmanns, I.M. Blanchard, H. (2014): Redox controls on tungsten and uranium crystal/silicate melt partitioning and implications for the U/W and Th/W ratio of the lunar mantle. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 404, 1-13.

Sandmann, S., Nagel, T. J., Herwartz, D., Fonseca, R.O.C., Kurzawski, R.M., Münker, C., Froitzheim, N. (2014): Lu-Hf garnet systematics of a polymetamorphic basement unit: New evidence for coherent exhumation of the Adula Nappe (Central Alps) from eclogite-facies conditions. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 168, 1075.

Goetze LC, Abart R, Milke R, Schorr S, Zizak I, Dohmen R, Wirth R (2014): Growth of magnesio-aluminate spinel in thin-film geometry: in situ monitoring using synchrotron X-ray diffraction and thermodynamic model. Phys. Chem. Mineral. 41, pages: 681-693.

Anzckiewicz, R., Chakraborty, S., Dasgupta, S., Mukhopadhyay, D., Koltonik, K.(2014): Timing, duration and inversion of prograde Barrovian metamorphism constrained by high resolution Lu-Hf garnet dating: A case study from the Sikkim Himalaya, NE India; Earth and Planetary Science Letters, volume: 407, pages: 70 – 81, DOI: 10.1016/j.eps1.2014.09.035

Dohmen, R., Blundy, J.(2014): A predictive thermodynamic model for element partitioning between plagioclase and melt as a function of pressure, temperature and composition, American Journal of Science, volume: 314, issue: 9, pages: 1319-1372, DOI: 10.2475/09.2014.04

Willner, A.P., Tassinari, C.C.G., Rodrigues, J.F., Acosta, J., Castroviejo, R., Rivera, M.(2014): Contrasting Ordovician high- and low-pressure metamorphism related to a microcontinent-arc collision in the Eastern Cordillera of Peru (Tarma province), Journal of South American Earth Sciences, volume: 54, pages: 71-81, DOI: 10.1016/j.jsames.2014.05.001

Ganguly, J., Tirone, M., Domanik, K.(2014): Cooling Rates of L and LL Chondrites: Thermometric Studies, Diffusion Kinetic Modeling and Implications for Fragmentation and Reassembly Asteroids, Meteoritics & Planetary Science, volume: 49, pages: A130-A130

Li, X.-P., Yan, J.-Y., Schertl, H.-P., Kong, F.-M., Xu, H. (2014): Eclogite from the Qianliyan Island in the Yellow Sea: a missing link between the mainland of China and the Korean peninsula. European Journal of Mineralogy, volume: 26, pages: 727–741, DOI: 10.1127/ejm/2014/0026-2403

Maresch, W., Schertl, H.-P., Medenbach, O.(2014): Gesteine: Systematik, Bestimmung, Entstehung (Rocks: systematics, formation, identification; in German). Schweizerbart, Stuttgart. 2. Auflage, 359 pp.

Faak, K., Coogan, L.A., Chakraborty, S.(2014): A new Mg-in-plagioclase geospeedometer for the determination of cooling rates of mafic rocks. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, volume: 140, pages: 691–707, DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2014.06.005

Neogi, S., Bolton, E.W., Chakraborty, S.(2014): Timescales of disequilibrium melting in the crust: constraints from modelling the distribution of multiple trace elements and a case study from the Lesser Himalayan rocks of Sikkim, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, volume: 168, issue: 2, pages: 1-22 DOI: 10.1007/s00410-014-1020-8

Jonas, L., John, T., King, H.E., Geisler, T., Putnis, A.(2014): The role of grain boundaries and transient porosity in rocks as fluid pathways for reaction front propagation. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, volume: 386, pages: 64-74, DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2013.10.050

Le Guillou, C., Bernard, S., Brearley, A.J., Remusat, L.(2014): Evolution of organic matter in Orgueil, Murchison and Renazzo during parent body aqueous alteration: In situ investigations. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, volume: 131, pages: 368-392, DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2013.11.020

Le Guillou, C., Brearley, A.(2014): Relationships between organics, water and early stages of aqueous alteration in the pristine CR3.0 chondrite MET 00426. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, volume: 131, pages: 344-367, DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2013.10.024

Sorcar, N., Hoppe, U. Dasgupta, S., Chakraborty, S.(2014): High-temperature cooling histories of migmatites from the High Himalayan Crystallines in Sikkim, India: rapid cooling unrelated to exhumation?, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, volume: 167, issue: 2, pages: 1-34 doi: 10.1007/s00410-013-0957-3
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Mueller, T., Watson, E.B., Trail, D., Wiedenbeck, M., van Orman, J., Hauri, E.(2014): Diffusive fractionation of carbon isotopes in g-Fe: experiment, models and implications for early solar system processes. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, volume: 127, pages: 57-66, DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2013.11.014
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Zhang, Y.F. , Wu, Y., Wang, C., Jin, Z.M., Schertl, H.-P.(2014): Experimental constraints on the genesis of Jadeite quartzite from Shuanghe, Dabie Mountain ultra-high pressure metamorphic terrane. Science China - Earth Science, volume: 57, issue: 1, pages: 104-116, DOI: 10.1007/s11430-013-4763-6


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Mueller, T., Dohmen, R., Becker, H.W., ter Heege, J., Chakraborty, S.(2013): Fe-Mg interdiffusion rates in clinopyroxene: experimental data and implications for Fe-Mg exchange geothermometers. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, volume: 166, No. 6, pages: 1563-1576, DOI:10.1007/s00410-013-0941-y

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Götze, J., Schertl, H.-P., Neuser, R.D., Kempe, U., Hanchar, J.M.(2013): Optical microscope-cathodoluminescence (OM-CL) imaging as a powerful tool to reveal internal textures of minerals. Mineralogy and Petrology, volume: 107, issue: 3, Special Issue SI pages: 373-392 DOI:10.1007/s00710-012-0256-0

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Schertl, H.-P., Sobolev, N.V.(2013): The Kokchetav Massif, Kazakhstan: "Type locality" of diamond-bearing UHP metamorphic rocks. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, volume: 63:pages: 5-38, DOI:10.1016/j.jseaes.2012.10.032

Rubatto, D., Chakraborty, S., Dasgupta, S.(2013): Timescales of crustal melting in the Higher Himalayan Crystallines (Sikkim, Eastern Himalaya) inferred from trace element-constrained monazite and zircon chronology. Contributions of Mineralogy and Petrology, volume: 165, pages: 349-372, DOI:10.1007/s00410-012-0812-y

Ganguly, J., Tirone M., Chakraborty, S., Domanik, K.(2013): H-chondrite parent asteroid: A multistage cooling, fragmentation and re-accretion history constrained by thermometric studies, diffusion kinetic modeling and geochronological data. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, voulme: 105, pages: 206–220, DOI:10.1016/j.gca.2012.11.024

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Krebs, M., Schertl, H.-P., Maresch, W.V., Draper, G.(2011): Mass flow in serpentinite-hosted subduction channels: P-T-path patterns of metamorphic blocks in the Rio San Juan mélange (Dominican Republic). Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, volume: 42, pages: 569-595, DOI: 10.1016/j.jseaes.2011.01.011

Xu, J., Yamazaki, D., Katsura, T., Wu, X., Remmert, P., Yurimoto, H., and Chakraborty, S.(2011): Silicon and magnesium diffusion in a single crystal of MgSiO(3) perovskite. Journal of Geophysical research-solid Earth, volume: 116, page: B12205, doi:10.1029/2011JB008444

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Sano, J., Ganguly, J., Hervig, R., Dohmen, R., Zhang, X.Y.(2011): Neodymium diffusion in orthopyroxene: Experimental studies and applications to geological and planetary problems. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, volume: 75, pages: 4684-4698, doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2011.05.040

Sengupta, P., Rogalla, D., Hans Werner Becker, H.W., Dey, G.K., Chakraborty, S.(2011): Development of graded Ni–YSZ composite coating on Alloy 690 by Pulsed Laser Deposition technique to reduce hazardous metallic nuclear waste inventory. Journal of Hazardous Materials, volume: 192, pages: 208-221, doi: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2011.05.006

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Burchard, M., Maresch, W., Fockenberg, T., Doltsinis, N. L., Adeagbo, W. A.(2011): Modelling high-pressure aqueous fluids in the system CaO–SiO2–H2O : a comprehensive semi-empirical thermodynamic formalism. European Journal of Mineralogy, volume: 23, pages: 409-424, DOI: 10.1127/0935-1221/2011/0023-2106

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Sobolev, N. V., Schertl, H.-P., Valley, J. W., Page, F. Z., Kita, N. T., Spicuzza, M. J., Neuser, R. D., Logvinova, A. M. (2011): Oxygen isotope variations of garnets and clinopyroxenes in a layered diamondiferous calcsilicate rock from Kokchetav Massif, Kazakhstan: a window into the geochemical nature of deeply subducted UHPM rocks, Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., volume: 162, issue: 5, pages: 1079-1092, DOI 10.1007/s00410-011-0641-4.

Sengupta, P., Fanara, S. and Chakraborty, S. (2011): Preliminary study on calciumaluminosilicate glass as a potential host matrix for radioactive 90Sr - an approach based on natural analogue study, J. Hazardous Material., volume: 190, pages: 229-239

Kahl, M., Chakraborty, S., Costa, F. and Pompilio, M. (2011): Dynamic plumbing system beneath volcanoes revealed by kinetic modeling and the connection to monitoring data: An example from Mt. Etna. Earth Planetary Science Letters, volume: 308, pages: 11-22. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.05.008

Krebs, M., Schertl, H.-P., Maresch, W.V., Draper, G.(2011): Mass flow in serpentinite-hosted subduction channels: P–T–t path patterns of metamorphic blocks in the Rio San Juan mélange (Dominican Republic), Journal of Asian Earth Sciences (in Press), volume: 42, issue: 4, pages: 569-595, DOI: 10.1016/j.jseaes.2011.01.011

Kryza, R. Willner, A. P., Massone, H. -J., Muszynski, A., and Schertl, H-P. (2011)  Blueschist-facies metamorphism in the Kaczawa Mountains (Sudetes, SW Poland) of the Central-European Variscides: P-T constraints from a jadeite-bearing metatrachyte, Mineralogical Magazine 75, 241–263.